West Achaea

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West Achaea
Δυτική Αχαΐα
Dytiki Achaia municipality
Dytiki Achaia municipality
West Achaea is located in Greece
West Achaea
West Achaea
Coordinates: 38°8′N 21°33′E / 38.133°N 21.550°E / 38.133; 21.550Coordinates: 38°8′N 21°33′E / 38.133°N 21.550°E / 38.133; 21.550
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
 • Municipality 573.3 km2 (221.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 25,916
 • Municipality density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

West Achaea (Greek: Δυτική Αχαΐα - Dytiki Achaia) is a municipality in the Achaea regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Kato Achaia.[2] The municipality has an area of 573.30 km2.[3]


The municipality West Achaea was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.